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that employers recruit from. and the result might surprise you. jennifer merit is the careers editor for "the wall street journal" and oversaw this particular survey. jennifer, thanks for joining us. tell us what you looked at and what you found. >> well, what we did is we surveyed recruiters from the biggest companies, public, private, non-profit, government organizations and asked them which schools they recruit at and which schools produce the best graduates overall as far as being prepared to work in the companies, succeed, academic prowess, et cetera. so what happened was, the list that we came up with, the top 25 out of the almost 500 companies who responded was primarily made up of state schools. so what we found was that they really liked these graduates who had all this academic preparedness and were well rounded in other ways. >> that leads me to this then. i want to pop this up, all of them except one, which is carnegie melon are publicly funded. tuition at carnegie this year is $42,000, but $15,000 at penn state. >> there's a couple things going on. people can really understand th
the death penalty. we learned about the key moment when jennifer hawke-petit was forced to withdraw $15,000 from her bank account, her family being held hostage at the time at home. a moment that led to this 911 call by a bank teller. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she's getting $15,000 to bring out to them. that if the police are told, they will kill her children and the husband. her name is jennifer petit, p-e-t-i-t. she lives at [ bleep ]. she says they are being very nice. they have their faces covered. she is petrified. >> randi kaye has new details from court today. we finally learned the alleged motive behind this horrific crime. >> we sure did, anderson. chilling details. what we now know after years of waiting is this crime may have taken place because one of the suspects, steven hayes, was, quote, desperate for money. according to a connecticut police detective who interviewed hayes after the murders in july 2007. the detective testified in court tod
. there's a question about that. are two incomes always better than one? jennifer is ce of the family financial network. let me start out. it seems like a no brainer. you need more money, get two jobs. that's good. is it always good? >> it does seem like a no brainer. for many families it does make sense. at a time when there is so much insecurity about jobs and concerns of health care benefits. a lot of families use a second income to maybe save for a specific goal, like college or maybe even financing a business. >> there a lot of hidden costs with a second income. if you're not making enough, it can be a problem. >> you're right. that's the issue. becoming the victim of the dual income trap if you will. let's say the second person earns $50,000 in income. you have $10,000 to $15,000 going to taxes. that leads you with $35,000. we have clothing cost. we have transportation. maybe a car to get to our job. maybe we've got child care expenses. if you take those combined, they can easily come up to $15,000. that with wittle the net pay down to $20,000. then, of course, maybe you're thin
in a desperate attempt to save her family. this newly released bank surveillance video shows jennifer hawke-petit with drawing $15,000 from her bank in this small town of cheshire, connecticut. it was a monday morning july 23rd, 2007. about three miles away, something awful, something truly sinister was happening inside her home. her husband william was bound and gagged. and along with her two daughters haley and milkala was held hodge. she hoped the money would be enough for the two men who broke into their home the night before to save their lives. she reaches out but has to be discreet because one of the two alleged kidnappers was just outside. the bank manager quietly calls 911. 9:21, cheshire police learned of the hodge situation. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she is getting $15,000, that if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. she is petrified. >> reporter: minutes later she leaves the bank with the ransom money. >> they told her
jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters in 2007. a lawyer for the next suspect, joshua komisarjevsky held a news conference to correct what he called a misimpression of the petit family. he said the youngest daughter had not been raped but had been sexually assaulted. more on that later. you recall the video of jennifer hawke-petit withdrawing $15,000 before her murder. police testified hayes took her to the bank while the alleged accomplice held the family hostage. yesterday authorities released video from a gas station where one of the suspects allegedly purchased $10 worth of gas that would be used to burn down the petit's home. when she got back from withdrawing money, jennifer hawke-petit was sexually assaulted and strangled. her daughters were tied to beds and died in the fire that was then set. dr. william petit was injured but survived the attack. there's been testimony from police about cell phone text messages that the suspects allegedly sent to each other hours before the home invasion. 7:45 p.m., hayes texted, i'm champing at the bit to get started. need a margarita soon.
reporter sergeo campos thank you so much for sharing your iwitness story there. we appreciate it. >>> jennifer delgado has been taking a look at the weather conditions in the area. just extraordinary when you look at these pictures. it is comforting to know there is some form of containment here. the weather conditions are not helping. >> the weather could are be better. everyone's wondering where is san bruno. it's toward the south of san francisco many as i show you on google earth, it's going to point out to you, this area very heavily populated. as i zoom in more, here's the area we're talking about, san bruno. very populated. we're dealing with the wind coming out of the west, that is that onshore flow. it's bringing in a lot of moisture. you can see where it's located. as i show you on our current conditions, right now we're dealing with the relative humidity right about 75% humidity. that's helping provide a little moisture in the air. the winds are strong for this hour, sustained at 27 kilometers and we still could see some gusts. through the night as well as through tomorrow afternoon
as shocking now as when it all happened more than three years ago. >> reporter: jennifer hawks-petit nervously asking a bank teller for ransom money to save her family. she had no way of knowing she would be dead within an hour. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in the car outside the bank. she's getting $15,000. to bring out to them. if the police are told, they will kill the children and the husband. >> reporter: the 911 call to police was made by the manager inside that bank branch. she told police she saw mrs. petit being driven away by someone else going in that direction. >> she said they've been very nice. and she knows they'll leave after they get the money. >> reporter: suspects joshua and steven hayes did leave. but only police say after allegedly strangling and raping mrs. hawkes-petit and their children. husband michael petit was beaten and tied up in the basement before the house was set on fire. he escaped. the only survivor. nagging questions remain about whether police could have
recruit from. jennifer, first of all, thanks for joining us. tell us what you looked at and what you found. >> what we did was we surveyed recruiters from the biggest companies, public, private. non-profits, government organizations. we asked them which schools they recruit at and which produce the best graduates overall, as far as being prepared to work in their companies, succeed, academic prowess. what happened was the list we came up with, the top 25 out of the almost 500 companies who responded was primarily made up of state schools. what we found was they really liked these graduates who had all this academic preparredness. >> i want to pop this up, the top ten, so our viewers can take a look at it. all except one are publicly funded. tuition is only about 15,000 at number one ranked penn state. >> first of all, companies now need people who can really understand their business. so you could be brilliant and come in with a great marketing idea, but if you don't know marketing analytic, that company's not going to get as much out of you. say for engineering, if you don't know how to d
jennifer. she also went to school online from the fifth grade through high school. now she is here at usc. you feel as though online education works. why? >> i think the structure of the school is a lot more similar to college than a regular school. i attended lecture once a week and then the rest of the readings were up to me. so i think i'm really well acclimated to college already. >> reporter: jennifer was the valedictorian of who are online graduating class of 450 students, kids she met for the first time at the graduation ceremony. give us something that you think you did miss out on, though. >> i really did miss out on the traditional social aspect of high school, like running to classes, eating lunch in the cafeteria, and just the entire action between people on a day-to-day basis. >> reporter: a study released last year by the department of education concluded that online learning is as effective as learning in a traditional classroom setting. at least in terms of academics. as different as it may seem, the formula for success online is the same as it is in class. students need t
to burn down the victims' house. jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters were tortured and killed before the fire was set. jurors today heard an expert witness describe photos found in one of the suspect's cell phones taken while the youngest daughter and her mother were sexually assaulted. >>> word tonight from virginia, theresa lewis has been executed. she died by lethal injection. the 41-year-old grandmother was convicted of plotting the 2002 killings of her husband and stepson. asked if she had any last words, lewis said, quote, i just want kathy to know i love her and i'm sorry, referring to kathy cliffton, the daughter of one victim, and the sister of another. her lawyers argue that lewis borderline i.q. allowed her to be manipulated by her co-defendant. >>> today at the u.n., president obama told the general assembly now is the time for israelis and palestinians to work toward a future that includes a palestinian homeland and a secure israel. the president also says the door remains open for talks with iran. however, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested the u.s.
they're doing. >> i couldn't do those moves. hello. jennifer grey did really well. >> made people cry. >> "dirty dancing" come on. the lady can shake it. >> all right. >> we'll shake it to break. [ male announcer ] set down your pencils. step away from the internet. schedule no meetings. hold all your phone calls. for the next hour, there will be no agenda. marie callender's invites you back to lunch, with a new line of fresh recipes. like chicken teriyaki with crisp water chestnuts. it steams to perfection in minutes, giving the fresh flavors and textures of a homemade meal. marie's new steamed meals. it's time to savor. >>> all right. big, big story on capitol hill today. less than two hours from now the senate plans a procedural vote on ending the
know it's the news you've been waiting for, jennifer lopez will be one every time new judges on the upcoming season of "american idol." >> yes! my dreams have been answered. >> i know. she signed a deal worth $12 million a month after an initial deal fell apart. we're still waiting to hear who her fellow judges will be, especially now that simon cowell and ellen degeneres have left. >> so is she going to be the mean one now that powell is gone? probably not. she seems like a nice person. >> she does, but what i say is jenny's leave fg the block heading to "american idol" which means, anderson, you're going to have to wait longer for her next musical offering. thank the lord. >> miss paula abdul, i miss the weeping, the rambling, the incoherence, i miss it all. >> the slightly glazed look, whatever your name is. great performance. >> not even sure who was performing. i love it. >> stick with j. lo. i'll get you through this. >> back to the late primary results next, also tonight getting closer, big day in the big bid to rescue the trapped miners in chile. ice 1) we've detected
the new much-anticipated judge lineup. seacrest today announced steven tyler, jennifer lopez, and record executive jimmy iovine will join randy jackson. the group will replace simon cowell, ellen degeneres, and karla diogiardi. wolf blitzer is busy with politics and could not accept the job. >> fun assignment but not equ qualifie qualified. >> people don't know the dance moves and chops you have. >> i do like music, though. >> you do. >>> a major leap of faith for the religious community. why churches are now teaming one the new united neighs. details. >>> and donald trump, revealing new details about the next season of his hit show, "the apprenti apprentice" giving new meaning to the concept of reality tv. more of my big interview with donald trump coming up. high blood pressure or diabetes, you may also have very high triglycerides -- too much fat in the blood. it's a serious medical condition. lovaza, along with diet, effectively lowers very high triglycerides in adults but has not been shown to prevent heart attacks or strokes. lovaza starts with omega-3 fish oil that's then purified
with here in the city. >> reporter: jennifer coffee said habitat is looking for 30 first-time home buyers. she said they won't be able to build unless they have a family. >> needing 30 families means that we're putting some homes on hold a little bit. >> reporter: in order to be eligible for a habitat home families have to meet the qualifications. coffee says the biggest hang-up? families' fear of taking on a mortgage. >> if a person is paying more than $400 in rent, they're throwing their money away. >> reporter: but coffee said a few habitat homes have gone into foreclosure, leaving them vacant. >> there is a mortgage payment that these families have to pay. the average is $350. so if, if they don't pay the $350, then unfortunately they can't stay. >> reporter: habitat said they hope it sends a message to low-income families, if they want a home, now is the time. >> all right. let's get you to the daily briefing. the white house davely briefing. white house spokesman robert gibbs offering comments on hurricane earl. >> we will let you know when that happens. yes, ma'am? >> do you have a
of illinois. joining me now to talk about this is deputy personal finance editor jennifer merritt. she oversaw the research for the "wall street journal." the bottom line here is for that first job, businesses seem to be preferring not the ivy leagues, but others. these are no slouch schools. this is not like, oh, gosh, let's take second best. those are great schools. why, though, this over the ivy leagues? >> for these entry level jobs people are hoping to grow candidates into the company with. and so one of the reasons is they come very academically prepared. they've all had a major. so they've really got the great, deep skills in a subject. and then because they've got to really fend for themselves at these big schools and take advantage of various resources and network and the wide networks. they're also sort of able to come in, hit the ground running, and that well roundedness. >> ivy league graduates are seen as less -- >> they're less technically prepared in a lot of ways. most ivy league schools don't have majors in a traditional sense, don't have a lot of that bread and butter course
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